Laryngomalacia

If your baby has this you know what it is and you don’t wish this on any other parent out there. Sadly, my son was one of the babies born with this. Laryngomalacia is a congenital softening of the tissues of the larynx- a.k.a. the voice box. This structure opens and closes when you are drinking in order to avoid any liquid, food, or saliva from getting into your lungs and keeps you from choking, which is clearly not good. Adults experience this sometimes when they are drinking and the water goes down the wrong pipe…

5 tips for new moms!

Tip #1: Trust in Your Instincts! Every mom-to-be or new mom has probably heard this one countless times. I heard this even before I was pregnant. Hearing it wasn’t enough. I had to experience this tip multiple times before I not only understood it, but believed in myself as a new mom. There were a few times in the beginning where I listened to what other experienced moms told me to do with my son even if I didn’t agree or thought something else. I figured that they had the experience and they just…

Want to be my mommy friend?

“Hi my name is Christie, this is my son Keo, do you want to be our friend?” One thing people don’t tell you when you become a mom is how lonely it can be! I have non-mom friends who mean well, but they just don’t understand what it is like being a mom! There is just something about experiencing motherhood that non-mom friends won’t understand or relate with until they are moms. So until then.. the search for mom friends begins! Real mom friends are hard to find because every…